Today, Ni2 announced that RCN, Grande and Wave, leading providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services, selected Ni2 as part of their initiative to modernize and standardize the network inventory management processes across all networks. This initiative aims to provide operational agility to the companies, as well as network capacity optimization.
RCN, Grande and Wave are industry-leading providers of high-speed internet, digital TV, phone services, broadband communications solutions and fiber optic solutions for residential and business customers across the United States. Together, RCN, Grande and Wave serve areas of Massachusetts, Chicago, Pennsylvania, New York City, and Washington, DC (RCN); Texas (Grande Communications) and Washington, Oregon and California (Wave Broadband).
The companies, which together form the sixth largest cable operator in the U.S., provide industry-leading high-speed internet, broadband communications solutions, digital TV, phone services and fiber optic solutions for residential and business customers.The companies continue to expand their fiber-rich network with a continued commitment to offering award-winning telecommunication services while maintaining high customer satisfaction.
The decision to utilize Ni2’s Network and Resources solution will allow RCN, Grande and Wave to view the end-to-end network from a core and central office to customer premises with comprehensive views of all dependencies between these and every network resource. Ni2 enables RCN, Grande and Wave to view the E2E service composition across the physical, logical and business layers, which translates in advanced service impact analysis for maximum capacity planning, service uptime and enhanced customer experience.
“We value our strategic collaboration with RCN, Grande and Wave,” says Toufik Abdallah, Chief Product Officer at Ni2. We believe the consolidation of their network inventory management initiative will enable them to gain business agility and operational efficiencies to support their vision and phenomenal growth.”
Ni2’s open technology platform enables CSPs to unify their fragmented network inventories in order to efficiently run operations, as well as pave the way to leverage new generation technologies that, in the longer run, will enable them to automate their E2E service lifecycle.
About RCN, Grande Communications and Wave Broadband
RCN Telecom Services, LLC (www.rcn.com) Grande Communications (www.mygrande.com) and Wave Broadband (www.wavebroadband.com) form the sixth largest US cable operator and provide industry-leading high-speed internet, broadband communications solutions, digital TV, phone services and fiber optic solutions for residential and business customers across the United States. Together, RCN, Grande and Wave serves areas of Massachusetts, Chicago, Pennsylvania, New York City, and Washington, DC (RCN); Texas (Grande Communications) and Washington, Oregon and California (Wave Broadband).
Ni2 delivers agile OSS solutions that help service providers gain operations and business efficiencies while operating multiple domains such as networks, outside plant, and distributed data centers. Ni2’s open and agile technology platform allows the correlation and validation of data across systems, resulting in shared insightful information required to meet the highest standards of service assurance and customer experience. Ni2 is helping customers worldwide increase business agility by facilitating the on-boarding of new technologies and meet evolving customer demands. For more information, visit www.ni2.com.